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. here i was a young boy with a white mom, a black father, raised in indonesia and hawaii, and i was beginning to sense how fitting in to the world might not be as simple as it might seem. and so to see this man, this senator, this powerful, accomplished person who was nn' out of central casting when it came to what you think a senator might look like at the time, and the way he commanded the respect of an entire nation. i think it hinted to me what might be possible in my own l e life. this was a man who as a teenager stepped up to serve his country even after his fellow japanese-naerns were declared enemy aliens. a man who believed in his country even when his government didn't necessarily believe in him. that meant something to me. it gave me a powerful sense, one that i couldn't put into words, a powerful sense of hope. and as i watched those hearings listening to danny ask all those piercing questions night after night, i learned something else. i learned how our democracy was supposed to work.work. our government of and by and for the people. we had a system government whe
of the tsunami that hit after a massive earthquake off the coast of indonesia. more than 200,000 people died. on thursday we could get the consumer confidence report. we get a consumer confidence report. it will give us an idea of how people are feeling about the strength of the economy, and on friday lots of nervous couples and last minute plans means new same-sex marriage law goes into effect the next day. same-sex partners will be finally able to get married legally there. >>> people usually count their blessings at christmas. cnn's barbara star found soldiers still counting theirs, and they might wonder how they can do it. >> i push forward and open -- my elbow unlocks and and i throw it back, and that's how i maneuver. >> reporter: wounded troops in rehab at the holiday time. all christmas miracles. meet travis mills, one of the troops i visited with asking them to send holiday wishes to their buddies. >> hi, everybody. i'm staff sergeant travis mills fourth brigade combat team. i miss everybody. merry christmas and happy new year. to our military forces overseas and home, and special s
:12:12. >> we're still here. >> make a wish and celebrate. >> indonesia got married here. we have pictures from singapore. lots of weddings. i get married on 2-2-02 and that wasn't very lucky. here's a guy in france trying to synchronize his watch. he missed it by 25 seconds because he had 38 seconds at the bottom. even here a mass in lithuania here a couple hours ago. it's national sound check today. it's check one, two, one, two. >> i get it. so this is considered to be a lucky day for a lot of people. how long before another one of these? >> you have to wait for january 1, 3001. >> okay. it's going to be a while. i won't be here for that one. >> we have to count on other folks to bring that in. all right. thanks, chad. we're going to take a quick break. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus which includes investment objectives, risks, char
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